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Victorian Kids Toys

A thaumatrope was a hugely popular toy in Victorian times, a kind of old-school stop motion trick, or an old-school show with only one channel. With the wonder of persistence of vision, a bird magically transported into a cage with just a twirl of a string.


Portrait of a boy and his dog sitting in a toy car. 1912 The Victorian Dog Parlour and a Victorian dog on wheels. #AmazingSpaces #Victorian #DogOnWheels